Smokey’s – The Brownie Bar

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Smokey’s – The Brownie Bar started as a home-based operation specialising in brownies ranging from good old chocolate brownies to brownies with various trimmings. Owing to a steady customer base the business has now shifted to a tiny cafe in Mount Lavinia. 

Ambience
The chilled out cafe even though small (with room for just six seats) has glass doors and partitioning, therefore, creating an open and airy feel. The cafe is also a space that allows 
home-based businesses to sell their products be it colourful dream catches, flags and other gadgets. 

Drinks (5 stars)
We tried two cold drinks at the cafe – the Smokey's Brownie Shake (Rs 350) and the Strawberry Iced Tea (Rs 350). The former was made with a base of coconut milk and crushed brownies and it was smooth, thick, rich and just fabulous. The latter, a bright red coloured drink, was also amazing not just to look at but taste – it was refreshing and fruity while the dehydrated strawberries are meant to be eaten. 

 

Food (4 stars)
They will be serving a Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream (Rs 150 a scoop/ Rs 1,200 a litre) soon. The luscious coconut notes coupled with the deep chocolate notes made for a pretty cool ice cream.

And as for the brownies, we tried their Double Chocolate Brownie (Rs 200) which as the name suggests is an intensely dark chocolate brownie while the Peanutella Brownie (Rs 170) with its strong peanut butter notes was just fabulous. The brownies are topped with a chocolate glaze while they lean towards a more cakey, than a fudgy brownie. 

Double Chocolate Brownie

Peanutella Brownie

What we recommend: Strawberry Iced Tea, Smokey's Brownie Shake and Peanutella Brownie  

Service: 5 stars 

Parking facilities: 2 stars 

Would we go again? Yes 

Tips/notes by author: What took us by surprise was that the products were vegan and we were pretty impressed 

Pics by Kanishke Ganewatte

 

 

 


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Natasha Fernandopulle

Mum and wife, with a love for dogs, a zest for life and a passion for food .


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1 B, College Avenue, Mount Lavinia


Opening Hours

10 am to 6 pm (Monday to Sunday)


Features

Vegan, compact and cosy seating area, dine in, takeaway


Price Range

Rs 150 to Rs 350


Contact

077-710-5113



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